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Category: Primary Industry

This category contains supervisory and equipment operation occupations in the natural resource-based sectors of mining, oil and gas production, forestry and logging, agriculture, horticulture and fishing. Most occupations in this category are industry specific and do not occur outside of the primary industries.

Below is a list of occupation titles within this category. Choose one occupation that interests you, that will be in demand in the future, and that comes close to matching your current skill level. Select one of the following to view a comprehensive detail listing for that occupation and then you can, if desired, start a portfolio targeted to your choice.


1.  Aquaculture and Marine Harvest Labourers      (NOC Code: 8613)
  This occupational group includes aquaculture support workers, marine plant gatherers, shellfish diggers and other labourers in aquaculture and fishing. Aquaculture support workers are employed by public or private fish hatcheries and commercial aquatic farms. Marine plant gatherers and shellfish harvesters may be self-employed.
 
2.  Aquaculture Operators and Managers      (NOC Code: 8257)
  Aquaculture operators and managers manage operations of facilities which cultivate and harvest fish, shellfish or marine plants for replenishment of wildlife stocks or for commercial sale. They are employed by public or private fish hatcheries and commercial aquatic farms or they may be self-employed.
 
3.  Chainsaw and Skidder Operators      (NOC Code: 8421)
  Chainsaw and skidder operators operate chain saws to fell, delimb and buck trees, and operate skidders to move or yard the felled trees from the logging site to the landing area for processing and transportation. They are employed by logging companies and contractors.
 
4.  Fishing Vessel Deckhands      (NOC Code: 8441)
  Fishing vessel deckhands perform a variety of manual tasks on commercial fishing voyages, and maintain fishing vessels. They are employed by establishments that operate commercial fishing vessels and by self-employed fishermen/women.
 
5.  Fishing Vessel Skippers and Fishermen/women      (NOC Code: 8262)
  Fishing vessel skippers and fishermen/women operate fishing vessels to pursue and land fish and other marine life. They are usually self-employed owner-operators of fishing vessels.
 
6.  General Farm Workers      (NOC Code: 8431)
  General farm workers plant, cultivate and harvest crops, raise livestock and poultry and maintain and repair farm equipment and buildings. This group includes operators of farm machinery. General farm workers are employed on crop, livestock, fruit, vegetable and specialty farms.
 
7.  Harvesting Labourers      (NOC Code: 8611)
  Harvesting labourers assist other farm workers to harvest, sort and pack crops.
 
8.  Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance Contractors and Managers      (NOC Code: 8255)
  Landscaping and grounds maintenance contractors and managers plan, organize, direct and control the operations of landscaping, interior plantscaping, lawn care and tree service departments and establishments.
 
9.  Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance Labourers      (NOC Code: 8612)
  Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers perform manual work to assist in the construction of landscapes and related structures and to maintain lawns, gardens, athletic fields, golf courses, cemeteries, parks, landscaped interiors and other landscaped areas. They are employed by landscaping and lawn care companies, golf courses, cemeteries, and by landscaping departments of governments and private establishments.
 
10.  Logging and Forestry Labourers      (NOC Code: 8616)
  Logging and forestry labourers perform a variety of manual tasks such as attaching choker cables to logs, planting trees, clearing brush, spraying chemicals, cleaning up landing areas and assisting other workers in woodlands operations. They are employed by logging companies and contractors.
 
11.  Mine Labourers      (NOC Code: 8614)
  Mine labourers carry out a variety of general labouring duties to assist in the extraction of coal, minerals and ore, and in other services in support of underground mining. They are employed by coal, metal and non-metallic mineral mines.
 
12.  Nursery and Greenhouse Operators and Managers      (NOC Code: 8254)
  Nursery and greenhouse operators and managers plan, organize, direct and control the activities of nursery and greenhouse staff who grow and market trees, shrubs, flowers and plants.
 
13.  Nursery and Greenhouse Workers      (NOC Code: 8432)
  Nursery and greenhouse workers plant, cultivate and harvest trees, shrubs, flowers and plants, and serve nursery and greenhouse customers. They are employed in indoor and outdoor nurseries and greenhouses.
 
14.  Oil and Gas Drilling, Servicing and Related Labourers      (NOC Code: 8615)
  Labourers in this unit group carry out a variety of general labouring duties and operate equipment to assist in the drilling and servicing of oil and gas wells. This unit group also includes labourers who assist in geophysical prospecting for oil and gas. They are employed by drilling and well servicing contractors and by petroleum producing companies.
 
15.  Oil and Gas Well Drilling Workers and Services Operators      (NOC Code: 8412)
  Oil and gas well drilling workers operate drilling and service rig machinery as intermediate members of the rig crew. Oil and gas well services operators drive trucks and operate specialized hydraulic pumping systems to place cement in wells or to treat wells with chemicals, sand mixtures or gases to stimulate production. Workers in this unit group are employed by drilling and well service contractors and by petroleum producing companies.
 
16.  Silviculture and Forestry Workers      (NOC Code: 8422)
  Silviculture and forestry workers perform a variety of duties related to reforestation and to the management, improvement and conservation of forest lands. They are employed by logging companies, contractors and government services.
 
17.  Supervisors, Logging and Forestry      (NOC Code: 8211)
  Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers engaged in logging operations and silvicultural operations. They are employed by logging companies, contractors and government agencies.
 
18.  Supervisors, Mining and Quarrying      (NOC Code: 8221)
  Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate activities of workers engaged in underground and surface mining operations and quarries. They are employed by coal, metal and non-metallic mineral mines and quarries.
 
19.  Trappers and Hunters      (NOC Code: 8442)
  Trappers and Hunters trap and hunt wild animals for pelts or live sale. They are usually self-employed and work on a seasonal basis.
 
20.  Underground Mine Service and Support Workers      (NOC Code: 8411)
  Underground mine service and support workers perform a range of duties related to the operation of orepasses, chutes and conveyor systems, the construction and support of underground structures, passages and roadways, and the supply of materials and supplies to support underground mining. They are employed by coal, metal and non-metallic mineral mines.